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A swimming kick used in crawl and backstroke in which the legs are extended straight back and alternately moved up and down with a slight bend in the knee on the upward movement.
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(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of kick used in certain swimming strokes, such as the crawl, in which the legs are held straight and alternately moved up and down rapidly in the water
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a swimming kick in which the legs make rapid alternate up-and-down movements while the knees remain rigid.
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Legs move up and down alternately with a bend at the knees.
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|Noun||1.||flutter kick - a swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees|
Australian crawl, front crawl, crawl - a swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick
backstroke - a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
swimming kick - a movement of the legs in swimming
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n → Wechselschlag m (beim Kraulen)
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